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LARRY D. TROUT
January 16, 1995
Services for Larry D. Trout Jr., 30, Baldwin, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Clinton Parkway Assembly of God Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Overbrook Cemetery, Overbrook. Mr. Trout died Saturday, Jan. 14, 1995, in a one-vehicle accident on a Douglas County road near Worden.
CAR CAREENS INTO CREEK
January 16, 1995
A missing person’s report resulted in the discovery of a weekend accident that claimed the life of a 30-year-old Baldwin man. Investigators say Larry D. Trout Jr. apparently was on his way to class at the Kaw Area Vocational Technical School in Topeka about 8 a.m. Saturday when he lost control of his car, went over the side of a concrete bridge on Douglas County Road 500N and landed upside down in an ice-coated creek.
SOUND OFF
January 16, 1995
Where did the practice of calling liberals “left” and conservatives “right” begin? “Left” and “right” started with the French National Assembly, which seated radicals at the cote gauche (left side), moderates in the center, and conservative nobles on the right. The “wings” derived from military terminology.
KANSANS HELPING VICTIMS OF FLOODS
January 16, 1995
More than 20 volunteers, including some from Lawrence, have been mobilized by the American Red Cross to aid in a relief effort for more than 2,000 families affected by flooding in 20 California counties. Kansas volunteers are either working now or will soon be assigned to the San Francisco and Santa Barbara areas, said Bill Hamelau, executive director of the Midway-Kansas Chapter in Wichita, the state’s coordinating chapter.
ELMER C. RAPPARD
January 16, 1995
Services for Elmer Charles “Shorty” Rappard, 86, Overbrook, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at United Methodist Church, Worden, with the Rev. Howard Johnson officiating. Burial will be in Worden Cemetery. Mr. Rappard died Saturday, Jan. 14, 1995, at an Overbrook nursing home.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 16, 1995
Police reports * A 30-year-old Lawrence woman was attacked early this morning near 14th and Connecticut streets when she was out for a walk. According to police Sgt. Susan Hadl, the woman was blindsided about 5 a.m. by a man who hit her in the eye. The woman resisted, Hadl said, and the man ran away. The woman could provide no description of her assailant, and Hadl said the motive for the attack was unclear. The woman was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
CLASSES EXPLAIN WORKINGS, TERMS OF THE INTERNET
January 16, 1995
Participation in Internet workshops has dramatically increased at KU.
KU FOLLOW-UP
January 16, 1995
During the preseason, Roy Williams tabbed Iowa State the team to beat for the Big Eight basketball championship. Now, Greg Ostertag and the rest of the Jayhawks know why.
KPL BUYS OLD CHEMICAL PLANT SITE
January 16, 1995
KPL will use an old chemical plant site for ash storage and potential economic development.
TANGER TOO
January 16, 1995
Lawrence city commissioners will consider the Tanger Factory Outlet Center’s expansion plans Tuesday night.
CUTS CONCERN COMMANDER
January 16, 1995
The national American Legion’s leader outlined the organization’s priorities during a first-time visit to the Lawrence post today.
JOE FORD
January 16, 1995
Graveside services for Joe Ford, 85, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the Maple Grove Cemetery, conducted by the Alford-Clarke Post No. 852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars. Mr. Ford died Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, at his home.
CONDITION REPORTS
January 16, 1995
* Christine L. Elston, 41, 1900 W. 31st, was listed in fair condition this morning in an intensive care unit at the Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., with injuries she suffered Dec. 26 in a three-vehicle accident at 33rd and Iowa. * Glen Sharp, 617 W. 27th Pl., remained in fair condition this morning at KUMC with injuries he suffered Jan. 1 in a sledding accident on Campanile Hill.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
January 16, 1995
Police reports * A 30-year-old Lawrence woman was attacked early this morning near 14th and Connecticut streets when she was out for a walk. According to police Sgt. Susan Hadl, the woman was blindsided about 5 a.m. by a man who hit her in the eye. The woman resisted, Hadl said, and the man ran away. The woman could provide no description of her assailant, and Hadl said the motive for the attack was unclear. The woman was treated and released from Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LIFEAND DEATHON OUR STREETS.
January 16, 1995
An opossum was killed last night on Louisiana Street, and we can imagine how it went — lights, a darting shadow, a slender tail, big eyes, a thump, and then the lights that rolled on into the darkness. In no time, the body went cold as it lay, vacant, on the old Oregon Trail, which once carried pioneers to the promised land, or death, in the west.
S MATERNAL INSTINCT CAUSES BROKEN LEG
January 16, 1995
A rural Lawrence woman was listed in fair condition this morning at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after she was knocked to the ground late Sunday afternoon by a cow that was bent on protecting its calf. Nora Keefer, 66, and her daughter, Carol A. Keefer, 41, both of 1465 E 732 Road, were attempting to treat a three-day old calf about 4:45 p.m. Sunday when the calf’s mother attacked both women.
SOUND OFF
January 16, 1995
Will the national competition that the Kansas University cheerleaders won be televised? Yes, it will air on Prime Sports Network, Sunflower Cablevision Channel 45.
MERLIN FORD
January 16, 1995
Services for Merlin Ford, 76, Baldwin, are pending and will be announced by Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin. Mr. Ford died Sunday, Jan. 15, 1995, at a Kansas City, Mo., hospital.
KU WOMEN SIDEBAR
January 16, 1995
If she keeps it up, Kansas junior Keshana Ledet won’t need her name printed on the back of her jersey. K-State and the crowd of 4,875 at Allen Fieldhouse sure knew who she was after the Jayhawks beat the Wildcats, 73-62, on Sunday afternoon. Ledet, a 5-11 junior college transfer from Central Arizona, scored 15 points, snared nine rebounds while logging 28 minutes for her best performance in 15 games as a Jayhawk. In her first two Big Eight games, Ledet averaged 4.5 points and 4.5 rebounds in 16.5 minutes.
SATURDAYS ROAD DAYS FOR KANSAS
January 16, 1995
Notes and quotes while wondering if Paul Splittorff will be the Royals’ starting pitcher on Opening Day … If it’s a Saturday, Kansas’ basketball team must be living out of suitcases. The Jayhawks have eight Saturday playing dates on the December-January portion of their schedule and only one of those Saturdays — the New Year’s Eve game against Fort Hays State — is in Allen Fieldhouse …
KU WOMEN
January 16, 1995
Half a Kansas State women’s basketball team may be better than none, but it wasn’t good enough to defeat Kansas on Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse. “We truly intended to cut their game in half,” KU coach Marian Washington said after the Jayhawks’ 73-62 victory. “We wanted to keep the ball out of (Shawnda) DeCamp’s hands, and when she got it, we wanted to make it hard for her to score.”
KRIS IN QUAKE
January 16, 1995
A survivor of the Northridge earthquake is rebuilding her life in Lawrence.
HOSPITAL REPORT
January 16, 1995
Dismissals Hala Safadi and baby boy, Lawrence.